The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned defenseman Zach Trotman to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Defenseman Justin Schultz has been activated from injured reserve after missing the last seven games with a lower-body injury. Schultz has recorded eight points (2G-6A) in 21 games this season.
Trotman, 29, has appeared in five games for Pittsburgh this season, recording a plus-1, after making his season debut on November 21 against the New York Islanders.
The 6-foot-3, 217-pound Trotman has tallied 13 points (3G-10A) in 88 career NHL games.
In eight games with WBS this season, the Carmel, Indiana native has notched five points (2G-3A) and a plus-3. He missed this first month of the season recovering from sports hernia surgery.
Tonight, Pittsburgh looks for points in its 10th consecutive home game when it hosts the Arizona Coyotes at PPG Paints Arena. Puck drop is set for 7:00 PM.